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LUNCH + LEARN: Easy Summer Pies

  • Arcadia Farms Café 7014 East 1st Avenue Scottsdale, AZ, 85251 United States (map)


Enjoy this fun and casual lunch with Ellen Straine. This 2 hour event includes a demonstration of unique Summer pies, including a Summer Fruit Galette, Key Lime Pie, Frozen Strawberry Cream Pie with Pretzel Crust, Coconut Cream Pie, and decadent (and easy!) Chocolate Ganache Pie with Chocolate Crust.

Listen & learn while enjoying a lovely lunch from Arcadia Farms! Our instructor, Ellen, will walk you through the steps of mixing, rolling, and baking a tasty crust; whipping up a fresh & seasonal filling; and easy—yet impressive—techniques for garnishing your pies. Once you learn a few basics, you’ll be ready to wow friends and family at your next Summer gathering. Advanced tickets required.

Class Price: $45 per person (tax and 22% service fee additional). Purchase tickets here.

What To Expect: Look forward to a fun and casual class led by visiting food stylist, Ellen Straine.

  • Class is 2 hours, and will be held in our La Estancia private dining room (family-style seating)

  • Class limited to 20 guests

  • You will enjoy lunch, wine samplings and great conversation

  • Enjoy a selection of other crafted taste treats and refreshments

  • Additional wine, beer and bubbly will be available for purchase

Ellen has been a food stylist since 1993. She grows vegetables, herbs, and flowers in her backyard gardens that often appear in her work. Using her experience and culinary creativity, she has styled food for advertising, cookbooks, menus, magazines, billboards, television, social media, and packaging. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband Jeff and their seven rescue dogs: Tootsie, Sparky, Stinkerbelle, Buddy, Wrigley, Angus, and Ozzy.